Charles-Joseph de Ligne, a Renaissance man from Brussels, was writing in 1801 that the Jews should petition the Ottoman sultan for self-government in Palestine
Can ice cream have a name that is incidentally an insulting term for blacks? The company that manufactures it thought so, the anti-racism authorities argued the opposite and social media users also had their say
The suspects were planning terror attacks, prosecutors say; most members of the Kamikaze Riders are Muslim extremists of North African origin, the Belgian media adds
Lawmakers in Flanders and Wallonia agree to ban kosher and halal slaughter by 2019
After losing the recent Dutch parliamentary election, populist politician Geert Wilders opened a Twitter for his cats and still raised hackles.
Wilders' loss just goes to show: the Netherlands remains a country with a complex society and a mainly moderate character that is not receptive to extremism.
On election day, the Netherlands' nearly 13 million voters find themselves in the midst of a political process that is unprecedented in its fragmentation and uncertainty.
The far-right leader is slipping in the polls before Wednesday’s election, but he has managed to turn it into a referendum on migrants and Muslims.
The far-right leader, whose Party of Freedom is ahead in elections polls, also said sale of Koran should be banned in Netherlands.
Local governments will have to decide; the suggestion comes after the sexual assaults on women in Cologne, Germany, last New Year's Eve.